The J’Ouvert Parade and Breakfast Fete on Saturday was declared a resounding success by Batabano organizer Donna Myrie. Those willing to start a party at 4 a.m. were not disappointed when they showed up at the secret location, revealed only at midnight.
Carnival season is nearly upon us, bringing colorful costumes and live music to the streets of Cayman. Before the big parades, however, there are pre-events well worth attending. One of the most popular of these is Batabano’s J’Ouvert Parade and Breakfast Fete, held this year on April 14.
Anyone born before the ‘70s will no doubt remember when the smash hit “Grease” hit the cinemas, starring Olivia Newton-John and heartthrob John Travolta. The Pink Ladies and the T-Birds sang some unforgettable songs that are still popular today. Head to any karaoke night and you’re bound to hear “Summer Nights” or “You’re the One That I Want” at least once.
It seems that two movers and shakers in the service industry are finally coming together. The Thai Group Ltd., known for Thai Orchid Restaurant and Touch of Thai Spa, has purchased The Attic Sports Lounge and Obar Nightclub in Queens Court Plaza, and is joining forces with master mixologist Lachlan Morris.
If you own a bicycle and fancy seeing a lot of Cayman while supporting one of the island’s important charities, you may want to sign up for the Feed Our Future Century Charity Ride, scheduled for April 15.
Flying out for the public holiday weekend is an idea popular with a lot of island residents. Being able to piggyback extra vacation days onto it is an almost irresistible notion, but then not having to deal with the hassles of travel is pretty tempting as well.
You know when you’ve lived in a place for a long time, you tend to forget about some of its wonders in plain sight? I’m guilty of such oversights and don’t always appreciate Cayman until I see it through a visitor’s eyes.
Who can forget the smoldering Elizabeth Taylor (and the equally smoldering Paul Newman) in the film adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”? The famous play has been performed countless times since it was first shown in 1955 in New York.
Anyone who attended the energetic Spring Splash concert on Festival Green featuring Ky-Mani Marley and Diana King will no doubt be eager to hear about this year’s event and headliner. Spring Splash is back on March 23 at the Lions Centre with Luciano Messenjah topping the bill.
In 2015, Scotiabank’s Power of the Purse luncheon was born. The idea was to have an inspirational female guest speaker and fill the ballroom of The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman with women looking to make a difference.
The month of March brings lots of variety to the big screen, from the animated flick “Peter Rabbit” to the reboot of the Charles Bronson classic “Death Wish,” this time starring Bruce Willis as the protagonist.